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  • Hello, All: What thoughts might you have on "The R Software Package Development Process"? I'm looking for ideas, materials, references, and / or collaborators for an article on this topic to be ...
    Spencer GravesSpencer Graves
    Jun 16, 2010 at 1:45 am
    Jun 17, 2010 at 9:29 pm
  • Hi all, Does anyone have any suggestions for debugging the execution of examples by R CMD check? The examples work fine when I run them from a live R prompt, but I get errors when they are run by R ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Jun 29, 2010 at 9:56 pm
    Jun 30, 2010 at 3:32 pm
  • I have installed both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of R2.12.0 (2010-06-15 r52300) on my Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit system. I observe the following behavior when running the examples from base::connections ...
    Brandon WhitcherBrandon Whitcher
    Jun 22, 2010 at 5:04 pm
    Jun 25, 2010 at 1:10 pm
  • There is a weakness in the 'sample' function that is highlighted in the help file. The 'x' argument can be either the vector from which to sample, or the maximum value of the sequence from which to ...
    Patrick BurnsPatrick Burns
    Jun 20, 2010 at 10:07 am
    Jun 22, 2010 at 1:15 am
  • Hello, I have package that builds fine under all OS's at CRAN except Solaris, and the Solaris problem occurs at vignette processing time: the library command fails. So, if a package Foo has a ...
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Jun 14, 2010 at 1:03 pm
    Jun 14, 2010 at 3:37 pm
  • Hello, I am trying to build the R-2.11.1 software for university faculty to use in research projects on a DEC/Compaq/HP AlphaServer model GS160 16CPU/64GB memory running Tru64Unix aka OSF1 version ...
    Bill GlessnerBill Glessner
    Jun 8, 2010 at 5:48 pm
    Jun 9, 2010 at 5:44 am
  • There is a contradiction between what the help page says and what constrOptim actually does with the constraints. The issue is what happens on the boundary. The help page says The feasible region is ...
    John NolanJohn Nolan
    Jun 17, 2010 at 2:47 am
    Jun 22, 2010 at 10:18 pm
  • Hi, According to its man page substring() "expands (its) arguments cyclically to the length of the longest _provided_ none are of zero length". So, as expected, I get an error here: Error in ...
    Hervé PagèsHervé Pagès
    Jun 4, 2010 at 12:53 am
    Jun 4, 2010 at 3:56 pm
  • The package cxxPack builds without problems at CRAN under all OS's except Windows 64bit, and in the case of Windows 64bit there is a problem in a call to dyn.load(). This call happens while ...
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Jun 30, 2010 at 1:44 pm
    Jul 2, 2010 at 5:21 pm
  • Greetings, I am trying to call simple C-code from R. I am on Windows XP with RTools installed. The C-function is #include <R.h #include <Rinternals.h #include <Rmath.h #include <Rdefines.h // prevent ...
    Michael meyerMichael meyer
    Jun 18, 2010 at 5:23 pm
    Jun 19, 2010 at 2:50 pm
  • Hello, Is this expected ? [1] 0 2 Should not the second one be NA ? Romain -- Romain Francois Professional R Enthusiast +33(0) 6 28 91 30 30 `- ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Jun 18, 2010 at 8:52 pm
    Jun 19, 2010 at 1:56 am
  • And if you look at the other R-help message posted by David Kirby you will find a link to the trouble ticket report in Sage as which, fortunately, ...
    Douglas BatesDouglas Bates
    Jun 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm
    Jun 15, 2010 at 8:52 am
  • Hi all, I'm trying to make an integer-backed quarter (as in fraction of year) class, but I can't quite it to work. I want integer-backed so I don't have to worry about floating-point effects when ...
    Johann HibschmanJohann Hibschman
    Jun 8, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    Jun 9, 2010 at 3:59 pm
  • I came across the below mis-feature/bug using match with POSIXlt objects (from strptime) in R 2.11.1 (though this appears to be an old issue). [1] NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA This behavior seemed more ...
    McGehee, RobertMcGehee, Robert
    Jun 29, 2010 at 2:46 pm
    Jul 2, 2010 at 3:05 pm
  • R-Devel-ers: I have an S4 method that simply formats an object: setGeneric("formatMe", function(x) standardGeneric("formatMe")) setMethod("formatMe", "ANY", function(x) format(x)) If I issue the ...
    Daniel MurphyDaniel Murphy
    Jun 23, 2010 at 7:16 am
    Jun 23, 2010 at 3:03 pm
  • As a followup, the change in how to treat difftime objects break even more of my old code in a different project, since I'm used to treating difftime as numeric in regressions and other analysis. And ...
    Gustaf RydevikGustaf Rydevik
    Jun 22, 2010 at 5:33 pm
    Jun 23, 2010 at 8:57 am
  • Surely you saw in the posting guide that R-help is not the place for questions about C, C++, Fortran code? Diverting to R-devel. Well, it is not Fortran 77 but Fortran 95, and so needs to be given ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Jun 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm
    Jun 20, 2010 at 11:04 am
  • Sorry if I was supposed to file a bug report, but I don't know whether we're supposed to do that on R devel. I just built R devel from source (2010-06-15 r52280) and tried to check a package with it ...
    Charles GeyerCharles Geyer
    Jun 15, 2010 at 8:55 pm
    Jun 16, 2010 at 2:51 am
  • Forum, I've been running some parameter estimation software (UCODE which is maintained by the USGS) that has the capability of running models in parallel on a local network. Each additional processor ...
    Jun 2, 2010 at 10:21 pm
    Jun 3, 2010 at 2:18 pm
  • Hello, While assisting a fellow R-helper off list, I narrowed down an issue he was having to the following behavior of type.convert, called through read.table. This is using R 2.10.1, if newer ...
    Erik IversonErik Iverson
    Jun 29, 2010 at 8:41 pm
    Jun 30, 2010 at 1:45 am
  • Hello, I am new to R and have created an application using R 2.10, with a graphical UI using TclTk 8.5, running on windows 7, quad core machine. The intention of the application is to launch ...
    Anne GeorgeAnne George
    Jun 15, 2010 at 3:39 pm
    Jun 16, 2010 at 6:56 pm
  • Neither place is correct. This has *nothing* to do with R. Address bug reports directly to the package maintainer, details of which can be found here ...
    Gavin SimpsonGavin Simpson
    Jun 14, 2010 at 3:25 pm
    Jun 15, 2010 at 12:31 pm
  • A general goal for the next version of R is to make S4 and S3 play better together. As mentioned in a previous thread, one limitation has been that S3 generic functions, specifically the UseMethod() ...
    John ChambersJohn Chambers
    Jun 13, 2010 at 10:58 pm
    Jun 14, 2010 at 12:47 am
  • Hi, The R-based version of R CMD build doesn't work for me on Windows: E:\biocbld\bbs-2.7-bioc R\bin\R CMD build meat\Biobase * checking for file 'meat\Biobase/DESCRIPTION' ... OK * preparing ...
    Hervé PagèsHervé Pagès
    Jun 10, 2010 at 9:16 pm
    Jun 11, 2010 at 5:20 pm
  • First I tried 'setenv R_SHELL /usr/local/bin/bash', as bash is the weapon of choice for the faculty wishing to use R, then ran ./configure as before. The ./configure output line using as R_SHELL for ...
    Bill GlessnerBill Glessner
    Jun 9, 2010 at 6:51 pm
    Jun 10, 2010 at 5:52 pm
  • Hi, I just realized that a named empty list is displayed the same way as an empty list: list() For empty atomic vectors, the print method makes the difference: integer(0) Maybe lists could do that ...
    Hervé PagèsHervé Pagès
    Jun 3, 2010 at 8:25 pm
    Jun 4, 2010 at 8:58 pm
  • Hi all, Is it possible to catch when the user presses Ctrl+C/Esc and deal with it at the R level? Hadley -- Assistant Professor / Dobelman Family Junior Chair Department of Statistics / Rice ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Jun 29, 2010 at 3:46 pm
    Jun 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm
  • I switched the thread to r-devel because here I am proposing a patch for Thank you Chuck, it was inspiring. It turns out that a simple modification to makes my ...
    Vadim OgranovichVadim Ogranovich
    Jun 27, 2010 at 12:14 am
    Jun 28, 2010 at 2:36 pm
  • Hi, After updating R-2.12 on the Bioconductor build system about 1 week ago (we update R every 4-6 weeks for our devel builds), we've started to see something never seen before on Windows: for some ...
    Hervé PagèsHervé Pagès
    Jun 21, 2010 at 7:20 pm
    Jun 24, 2010 at 10:11 pm
  • Hello, I get an error when binary structures from a pipe 'Error: cons memory exhausted (limit reached?)' (but R does not crash) This is probably due to some bug in my code, but occurs after reading ...
    Saptarshi GuhaSaptarshi Guha
    Jun 20, 2010 at 3:15 pm
    Jun 24, 2010 at 4:53 pm
  • R-developers, In version R 2.11.0, weighted.mean was changed such that: [1] 0 rather than NaN as in previous versions of R. I see a note in the NEWS file indicates that weighted.mean was changed "so ...
    McGehee, RobertMcGehee, Robert
    Jun 23, 2010 at 11:38 pm
    Jun 24, 2010 at 8:18 am
  • There are a few errors in the R manual about Solaris. 1) Firstly you may know that Sun is now owned by Oracle. 2) "(Recent Sun machines are Opterons (?amd64?) rather than ?x86?, but 32-bit ?x86? ...
    Dr. David KirkbyDr. David Kirkby
    Jun 17, 2010 at 11:53 am
    Jun 22, 2010 at 10:09 am
  • R community, As you may know, R's iconv doesn't work well converting to and from encodings that allow embedded nulls. For example Error in iconv("foo", to = "UTF-16") : embedded nul in string ...
    Matt ShotwellMatt Shotwell
    Jun 19, 2010 at 8:53 pm
    Jun 20, 2010 at 10:46 pm
  • Which version of R is this? CHM help is R < 2.10.0. All versions thereafter do not support compiled html help anymore. Please upgrade your version of R and try one of the currently supported help ...
    Uwe LiggesUwe Ligges
    Jun 12, 2010 at 4:20 pm
    Jun 18, 2010 at 5:47 pm
  • The following cut command takes nearly 10 seconds on my machine even though the length of input vector is only 6. I am running on Windows Vista with C2D BLAS using R 2.11.1. Using the default BLAS ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Jun 16, 2010 at 10:56 pm
    Jun 17, 2010 at 5:50 am
  • Hi, Is there any good reason not to allow radix sorting via order() over the entire range of R (32bit) integers, instead of setting a hard limit at 100,000? Many machines have plenty of memory to ...
    Michael LawrenceMichael Lawrence
    Jun 11, 2010 at 7:51 pm
    Jun 12, 2010 at 7:01 am
  • Are there any R packages to import and use Web Ontology Language (OWL) ontologies (represented in OWL/RDF or other form)? Thanks, -s
    Stavros MacrakisStavros Macrakis
    Jun 10, 2010 at 7:45 pm
    Jun 11, 2010 at 2:09 pm
  • Hello, I'm trying to figure our why my package (cxxPack) fails to build under Solaris using CC on CRAN, and I wonder if somebody can comment? If I try to build R on a Solaris SPARC box that has CC ...
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Jun 9, 2010 at 4:47 pm
    Jun 9, 2010 at 5:01 pm
  • Under Linux the cleanup script (if it exists) is run at the end, before the package archive is created, and this prevents intermediate files that are no longer needed from being written to the ...
    Dominick SamperiDominick Samperi
    Jun 4, 2010 at 3:11 pm
    Jun 7, 2010 at 10:15 am
  • Is anybody else getting the error that R-Forge's certificate has expired on 2010-05-21? I'm wondering if it is safe to proceed with adding a security exception... ~Michal
    Michał BojanowskiMichał Bojanowski
    Jun 1, 2010 at 9:18 am
    Jun 1, 2010 at 1:35 pm
  • If I don't export an object saved in data/, do I still need to document it? Currently it seems like I do. My namespace file looks like this: export(evaluate) export(parse_all) export(replay) But when ...
    Hadley WickhamHadley Wickham
    Jun 29, 2010 at 9:17 pm
    Jun 29, 2010 at 9:17 pm
  • Hi This is for developers of extension packages that provide extra *graphics devices* for R. In the *development* version of R, support has been added to the graphics engine for rendering polygons ...
    Paul MurrellPaul Murrell
    Jun 27, 2010 at 9:42 pm
    Jun 27, 2010 at 9:42 pm
  • Hello, Is it possible to scroll a canvas that has a column of listboxes in it? Does scrolling only work with listboxes and text widgets? The following code displays the scrollbar, but - it has no ...
    Anne GeorgeAnne George
    Jun 22, 2010 at 2:57 pm
    Jun 22, 2010 at 2:57 pm
  • I have received the following error for my package oro.nifti under "CRAN checks" for r-devel-linux-ix86; i.e., - using ...
    Brandon WhitcherBrandon Whitcher
    Jun 16, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    Jun 16, 2010 at 2:08 pm
  • Hello, In Rcpp, we use a C++ template to finalizers for external pointers: template <typename T void delete_finalizer(SEXP p){ if( TYPEOF(p) == EXTPTRSXP ){ T* ptr = (T*) EXTPTR_PTR(p) ; delete ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Jun 16, 2010 at 10:27 am
    Jun 16, 2010 at 10:27 am
  • I would like to propose adding a new plot function to the 'graphics' package. The new function is called areaplot() and I have implemented it as a generic function that supports a variety of data ...
    Arni MagnussonArni Magnusson
    Jun 14, 2010 at 9:50 pm
    Jun 14, 2010 at 9:50 pm
  • Hi all, The recent change in 2.11 that made as.numeric() return false on difftime-objects broke some of my code that calculated age classes of individuals using cut(). While this was no big thing to ...
    Gustaf RydevikGustaf Rydevik
    Jun 10, 2010 at 1:39 pm
    Jun 10, 2010 at 1:39 pm
  • Hi, I just updated my R-devel today using the tarball from 2010-06-07 (r52225). The link to "3.1.10 64-bit Windows builds" in the table of content at the top of <R_HOME /doc/manual/R-admin.html is ...
    Hervé PagèsHervé Pagès
    Jun 9, 2010 at 8:46 pm
    Jun 9, 2010 at 8:46 pm
  • The way R treats the first argument to an S3 method which uses a different name for the argument than the generic depends on whether there is a ... in the argument list. If there is is no ellipsis ...
    William DunlapWilliam Dunlap
    Jun 9, 2010 at 6:03 pm
    Jun 9, 2010 at 6:03 pm
  • Dear List Members, I'm struggling with the documentation of a generic S4 replacement method. I've created a S4 method "lows" via setGeneric("lows", function(object) standardGeneric("lows")) ...
    Thomas RothThomas Roth
    Jun 9, 2010 at 4:33 pm
    Jun 9, 2010 at 4:33 pm
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